Technical Writer (m/f) // Crate.IO

January 18, 2019 is on a mission to reinvent the SQL database for the internet of things (IoT) era. CrateDB makes it vastly easier for people to build new smart systems and devices that put machine-generated data to work.

Founded in Europe in 2013, winner of TechCrunch Disrupt, has a rapidly growing customer base and we are looking for our first Marketing Manager DACH to help lead the next phase of growth.


  • Work closely with Product Owner and Development Teams to successfully deliver documentation projects
  • Independently write new documentation based on use cases, user stories, feature requirement and specifications
  • Customize the documentation for product updates or product enhancements
  • Proactively research product changes
  • Provide input on documentation design and implementation
  • Partner with other teams to understand and respond to customer documentation needs
  • Work closely together with the Marketing team
  • Write blog posts on a regular basis


  • 2+ years of experience as a Technical Writer or transferrable writing experience working closely with product and development teams
  • Passion for technology and ability to quickly learn how to use complex software products
  • Ability to create high-quality documentation while adapting to changing priorities
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams across product development life cycles
  • Hands-on attitude and attention to detail
  • Excellent English skills (verbal and written). German is a plus
  • Valid work permit for Germany

Nice to have

  • Experience with databases
  • Familiarity with Agile development

What we offer

  • Market-based compensation
  • Flexible working hours
  • Young and dynamic Team
  • Flat organizational structure
  • Perks (commute and fitness contributions, professional and personal
  • development, free lunches)

We’re very much looking forward to receiving your application!

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